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VA Ann Arbor Research Service - Purchasing and Contracting

All purchases made with VA research funds must be made through the Research Office or CCMR. This includes but is not limited to general supplies, animals, reagents, equipment, and service requests or contracts.
NOTE:  Pre-approval is necessary for all purchases, services, and contracts.  Having work done without approval from the Research Office or CCMR is misuse of government funds and will result in an unauthorized committment.  

Please note: If you are new to the world of VA purchasing and contracting, please contact the Research Office staff for an introductory meeting.

Services Research Office Contact CCMR Contact
Grant budget development assistance and consultation Elizabeth Koester, Christine Basmajian Fatima Makki
Purchase of goods and services LaShawn Cooley, Towanda Willis Beverly HallMichele LaGrand
Subcontracts/subawards LaShawn Cooley, Towanda Willis Mike Palmer, Michele LaGrand 
Travel LaShawn Cooley, Towanda Willis Michele LaGrand
Subject payment Vickie Burrell Beverly Hall
IPAs LaShawn Cooley, Towanda Willis

Theresa Spencer

Here are some forms used in the purchasing process. Please contact the staff member listed above for guidance.

 Purchase Order
 Vendor Request Form